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Cymbalta

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Other Names: Duloxetine

Paxil

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Other Names: Paroxetine   Paxil CR   Seroxat   Paroxetine HCl
Rating: 4.5 out of 5
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 259,360 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Duloxetine (sold under the brand names Cymbalta, Ariclaim, Xeristar, Yentreve, Duzela) is a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. It is effective for major depressive... Read more on Wikipedia
Paroxetine (also known by the trade names Aropax, Paxil, Seroxat, Sereupin) is an selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressant. Marketing of the drug began in 1992 by the pharmaceutical company SmithKline Beecham (pharmac... Read more on Wikipedia
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Carb Cravings on Cymbalta
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from paxil from 12 years to cymbalta, it was a scary...
...i am too changed from paxil from 12 years to cymbalta, it was a scary move but freind of mine is having such great success. I have panic attacks and get depression mixed with this i...
I recently went on Cymbalta to replace my Paxil. I had...
...recently went on Cymbalta to replace my Paxil. I had gained weight over the years and thought it was from the Paxil..anyway, I had tried every SSRI, etc, and Paxil was all that worked. I have...
problem, as changing from Paxil to Cymbalta did not change...
...ever since I have been on something that blocks serotonin reuptake for 10 years now.  To be honest, I'd been oversweating even before that, as if it were built into me.  It's not a norepinephrine p...
Paxil dosage when I moved to Cymbalta but the prescribing...
Cymbalta reaches steady stream plasma levels ...this is all from the Cymbalta or partially a discontinuation side ...should have halved my Paxil dosage when I moved to Cymbalta but the prescribi...
having me go back to the paxil...I'm still waiting to see...
I was on cymbalta, but now the doc ...off.� They had weaned me off of paxil and put me on the cymbalta, but the cymbalata wasn't ...they are having me go back to the paxil...I'm still waiting to...
The Cymbalta helps to function somewhat normally....
...better, I stopped taking the Paxil cold-turkey - very bad idea. I could barely function for about 2 weeks, very dizzy, very anxious - ...on Cymbalta. The Cymbalta helps to function somewhat...
came out, I changed from Paxil to Cymbalta but did not feel...
...Cymbalta worked both anxiety & depression I suffer. Only helped w/depression. I am now on Prozac and Amitryp. I take the Amitryptiline 12 hours b4 I plan on getting up in the morning, so if I...
had to change from Cymbalta to Paxil because of that whole...
...had to change from Cymbalta to Paxil because of ...and many others. I didn't have any problems. I can just remember being pleased with Paxil....
just switch from Paxil to Cymbalta because the Paxil was...
...helped along with clonazapam - a mild tranquilier I take sparingly. I still have anxiety and think I'd fall apart without help from meds. I did just switch from Paxil to Cymbalta because the...
8 1/2 years and after reinstatement I started having pains...
...I had paxil for 8 1/2 years and after reinstatement I started having pains out ...conclusion paxil is the problem. Going to Cymbalt...
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